Minneapolis - November 21, 2016
Radisson®, one of the best-recognized hotel brands today announced #ShareYourPlate which invites social media users to share photos of their plates of food on November 29, 2016, #GivingTuesday. Radisson will donate US $1 for every photo shared benefitting Feeding America® and The Global FoodBanking Network®.
“This campaign supports the brand’s commitment to help source one Million meals through strategic efforts in our communities,” said Rich Flores, vice president, branding, Radisson. “We have declared through Radisson’s responsible business program, there is No Room For Hunger and are committed to driving awareness on the ground at our hotels and even on social media through initiatives like #ShareYourPlate”.
Hunger is the number one risk to health worldwide. Nearly 800 million people suffer from hunger globally and the USDA reports that one in eight people struggle with hunger in the United States.
To take part in #ShareYourPlate, share a photo of your plate of food on Tuesday, November 29, and use the hashtag #ShareYourPlate and #GivingTuesday on Twitter or Instagram. You can also participate by visiting www.RadissonShareYourPlate.com on November 29. Radisson will donate $1 for every photo shared up to $50,000.
Radisson® has become one of the best-recognized hotel brands, offering an upscale hotel experience for business and leisure guests. The World of Radisson features solutions that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee. Radisson has more than 150 hotels located in major urban and suburban settings, leisure destinations, airports, and business districts throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Caribbean. Every staff member has a passion for Yes I Can! SM hospitality, the signature service philosophy of Radisson, which ensures the total wellbeing and satisfaction of each guest.
Radisson is a part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information visit, www.radisson.com. Connect with Radisson on social media: @Radisson on Twitter and Facebook.com/Radisson.
About The Global FoodBanking Network
The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) is a nonprofit organization that nourishes the world’s hungry through launching and strengthening food banks in more than 30 countries. Last year GFN member food banks rescued 930 million pounds of food and redirected it to feed more than 6.8 million people through 27,000 social service organizations. For more information, please visit www.foodbanking.org, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Feeding America
Feeding America is the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger. Visit www.feedingamerica.org, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.